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Jan 14th, 2013
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CNN) — Here’s a look at the life of Jacob Zuma, president of South Africa. Personal: Birth date: April 12, 1942 Birth place: Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa Birth name: Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma Father: Gcinamazwi Zuma, police officer Mother: Nobhekisisa Bessie, domestic wor...
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Dec 21st, 2012
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By William Gumede For most of the 100 years of the ANC’s history, two distinct strands of Zulu nationalism competed for dominance in the ANC, but especially in the KwaZulu Natal wing of the party, the one conservative, and more closed-off, the other, progressive and more inclusive of other communitie...
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Dec 7th, 2012
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The 490-page study lays bare the scale of Mr Zuma’s reliance on numerous benefactors – including Nelson Mandela who sent him R1m (£72,000) – in the period when he was deputy president until 2005. Chief among the donors was Schabir Shaik, a Durban businessman who served as his financial adviser ...
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Nov 27th, 2012
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ANCWL POST NEC AND NOMINATION MEDIA BRIEFING The ANC Women’s League held a fruitful two day meeting. Yesterday the NEC met at the St George hotel and agreed on a number of issues. We also highlighted challenges that we as the Women’s League hope to address, and campaigns we will be embark...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 9th, 2012
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President Jacob Zuma has no respect for the country’s Constitution, expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema said. “How can Zuma ask miners to respect the Constitution if he does not,” Malema asked striking mineworkers in Virginia in the Free State. He was referring to a recen...
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Sep 4th, 2012
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Over 80 000 imbali who attended this year umhlanga ceremony yesterday danced before His Majesty King Mswati III and the Queen Mother as well as their guests. The maidens ignored the wind, which blew up a dust storm and was a bit chilly at times, and went on and danced passing in front of Their [&hell...
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Aug 17th, 2012
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delegation of representatives bow to pressure from BDS group; deputy int’l relations minister fans the flames suggesting that This past week, South African-Israeli relations sunk to one of their lowest points since the “new” South Africa began in 1994. The only other incident that caused such a fuss ...
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Jul 30th, 2012
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Johannesburg – Overcrowded living space in some areas of KwaZulu-Natal is forcing people to have sex in the veld or on staircases of buildings, it was reported on Monday. Residents of Mariannridge outside Pinetown claimed their council-owned flats were so overcrowded that when they felt the urg...
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Jul 24th, 2012
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By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times MAVELA, South Africa — Her grandmother was an alcoholic and her mother was a prostitute, strangled by a client. The child of another of her mother’s customers, Nicolene Marx grew up in a poor Durban neighborhood with scant hope of escaping. Advertisement Then t...
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Jun 26th, 2012
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Johannesburg – The ANC needs to come up with a radical shift in policy to address the problems of poverty, unemployment and inequality, party president Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. “You cannot sit in one place and hope things sort themselves out,” he told reporters on the first day o...